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U.S.-backed Iraqi forces recapture Mosul airport and military base

Iraqi troops punched through the defenses of Islamic State extremists to recapture Mosul's airport on Thursday, establishing a foothold near the city’s western bank. Units from the federal police and its special forces branch, the Emergency Response Division, executed a pincer attack and struck...

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